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Harbormaster dismissed from lawsuit over teen’s electrocution death at Traverse City marina

The Michigan Court of Appeals has dismissed a Traverse City harbormaster from a lawsuit over an 18-year-old’s electrocution and drowning death at a city marina. The lawsuit accused Barry Smith, the harbormaster, as well as the city, the marina, Robert Cole, the former department of public services director, and engineering and electric companies of negligence.